Dubuque County fire leaves one dead and one injured, home deemed 'total loss'

  • Source: KCRG-TV ABC 9 Cedar Rapids
  • Published: 01/11/2019 06:47 AM

VIDEO: A house fire in Dubuque County has taken the life of a Sherrill woman and injured another man. Neighbors told TV9 the man ran to them for help as the fire destroyed his home. The fire started about 4:45 Wednesday evening at 16617 South Mound Rd. in Sherrill. The Dubuque County Sherriff's Office said the house was ruled a "total loss" with the estimated value more than $150,000. Officials on scene found 53-year-old Lisa Kloft dead inside the home after putting the fire out. Kloft was a resident of the home, along with 52-year-old John Ogelsby. Ogelsby was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque before being airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.


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